Dress Code

When attending the Superior Courthouse in Pinal County, you are expected to maintain the decorum of the Court. Clothing should be consistent with the seriousness and dignity of the judicial process. It should be constructed and worn in such a manner that is not unduly revealing or offensive.

 The following attire is deemed inappropriate for court appearances:

Clothing containing:

  • Profanity or other types of vulgarities
  • Depicting Violence or sexual acts                
  • Promoting drugs or alcohol use
  • Muscle shirts, shirts with sides cut out or tank top t-shirts
  • Halters, tube tops or bare midriffs
  • Shorts (more than 4 inches above the knee when standing)
  • Micro or mini skirts (more than 4 inches above the knee when standing)
  • Pants that fall below the hips that expose undergarments or bare skin
  • Gang related clothing
  • Hats or head coverings (except those worn for religious purposes)
  • Bare feet or flip flops
  • Any other attire that is deemed inappropriate by the Court

If you do not meet the dress code standards, you should take steps to bring your dress into compliance to avoid possible exclusion from a court proceeding. If you are not in compliance with the Court's public dress standards, you may not be allowed to enter or remain in the courtroom.

 If Court Security determines that you are not in compliance, they will advise the appropriate Court. the Judicial Officer presiding over the proceeding you wish to attend will have final authority to determine whether you will be allowed to enter or remain in the courtroom.